Ocean County Swat Fatally Shoots Dog During Search Warrant Execution at Home

According to officials, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced today that earlier this morning. During the execution of a search warrant, at a residence with a Toms River address but physically located in Manchester Township.

The Ocean County Regional SWAT Team encountered an aggressive dog. A member of the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team discharged his weapon once, fatally striking the dog.

Officials say this is an ongoing investigation between the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Internal Affairs Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office.